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comment Larger cassette options on a compact set up?
30/34 on that wheel is 24 gear-inches, not way low at all if you're in hilly country or loaded. My first touring bike had a 45-gi low. In my thirties I was strong enough (and naive enough! but that's another story...) to get away with it for a few years, but eventually got it re-geared to 40-gi. Now, at the bottom of a New England mill town, where any direction but down-river means climbing, I pull an 18" granny and thank goodness for it! And I could probably make good use of a couple of steps lower. The only gear that's too low is the one you can't spin fast enough to keep it upright.
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answered If I report intentional dangerous driving to police, will it have any effect?
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comment What pressure should I run my Road Bike tyres at?
I'll counter the advice to reduce pressure in wet weather. On a bike tire, pressure is what displaces surface water instead of it lifting the tire off the surface (hydroplaning). With more pressure, the tire will roll at a higher speed before hydroplaning. This may not matter at normal riding speeds and pressures, but at low pressure it could make a difference.
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answered 5 vs 10 vs 15 speed
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answered What is the proper etiquette for overtaking a horse?